iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2021
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iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2021


The Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch 5th Generation (iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2021) is a tablet that was designed, manufactured, and currently sold by Apple since 2021 as part of the iPad series. The new iPad Pro has been introduced on 20 April 2021 and its price started at $1099. This version of iPad Pro for the first time is powered by Apple Silicon and features a 3.2 GHz 8-Core Apple M1 processor, a 16-Core Neural Engine8-Core integrated Apple GPU, 8 GB or 16 GB of RAM, 12.9″ Liquid Retina XDR LCD IPS Display with ProMotion and True Tone, up to 1600 nits brightness, Wi-Fi 6 – 802.11ax, 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB / 1 TB or 2 TB of flash memory, Bluetooth 5.0, Pro camera system with 12 Mpix Wide and 10 Mpix Ultra-Wide lens system with LiDAR Scanner / 12 Mpix Ultra wide front camera with TrueDepth camera system for facial recognition called Face ID, Smart Connector, accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, USB-C port with Thunderbolt 3, and an optional version with GPS, 5G data capability. This iPad Pro was available to pre-order on 30 April 2021 and has been released on 21 May 2021.

Today iPad Pro 12.9-inch 5th Generation is 56 days old!

iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2021 – General information

Overview

Introduced20 April 2021
Released21 May 2021
Model IdentifierPending
Model NumberA2379
A2461
A2462
EMC3686
3687
3688
Order NumberMHNG3LL/A (128 GB Silver Wi-Fi) 
MHNJ3LL/A (256 GB Silver Wi-Fi) 
MHNL3LL/A (512 GB Silver Wi-Fi) 
MHNN3LL/A (1 TB Silver Wi-Fi) 
MHNQ3LL/A (2 TB Silver Wi-Fi) 
MHNF3LL/A (128 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi) 
MHNH3LL/A (256 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi) 
MHNK3LL/A (512 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi) 
MHNM3LL/A (1 TB Space Gray Wi-Fi) 
MHNP3LL/A (2 TB Space Gray Wi-Fi) 
MHNT3LL/A (128 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MHNX3LL/A (256 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MHP03LL/A (512 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MHP23LL/A (1 TB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MHP53LL/A (2 TB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MHNR3LL/A (128 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MHNW3LL/A (256 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MHNY3LL/A (512 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MHP13LL/A (1 TB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MHP43LL/A (2 TB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
Price$1,099 (128 GB Wi-Fi)
$1,199 (256 GB Wi-Fi)
$1,399 (512 GB Wi-Fi)
$1,799 (1 TB Wi-Fi)
$2,199 (2 TB Wi-Fi)
$1,299 (128 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
$1,399 (256 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
$1,599 (512 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
$1,999 (1 TB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
$2,399 (2 TB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
ColorsSpace Gray
Silver
Weight1.51 Ibs.
685 Grams
Dimensions11.04” H x 8.46” W x 0.25″ D
28.04 cm H x 21.48 cm W x 0.64 cm D

Hardware

Processor

ProcessorApple M1
Processor Speed3.2 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores8 (4 – high-performance and 4 – high-efficiency)
CoprocessorPending
CachePending

Storage

Storage128 GB
256 GB
512 GB
1 TB
2 TB

Memory

Memory8 GB
16 GB

Graphics

Graphics CardApple GPU
Number of Cores8

Display

Display12.9″ Liquid Retina XDR LED-backlit LCD IPS Display with Tue Tone
Resolution2732 x 2048
Color GamutWide color gamut P3
Refresh Rate24 Hz – 120 Hz ProMotion
Pixel Density264 ppi
Brightness600 cd/m2
1000 cd/m2 full screen
1600 cd/m2 peak (HDR)
InputMulti-Touch
Apple Pencil 2nd Generation

Controls

ButtonsVolume + / –
Home
Sleep / Wake up

Sensors

SensorsTrueDepth (Face ID)
LiDAR Scanner
Ambient light
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Barometer

Connections

Networks*UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC‑HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

5G NR (Bands n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79)
5G NR mmWave (Bands n260, n261)
FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
Wi-Fi802.11ax – Wi-Fi 6 simultaneous dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) HT80 with MIMO
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
SIM slot*nano-SIM
nano sim and Apple SIM (eSIM)
Ports1 – USB-C port with Thunderbolt 3
1 – Smart Connector
Camera1 – 12 Megapixels Ultra Wide TrueDepth (Front)
1 – 12 Megapixels Wide camera (Rear)
1 – 10 Megapixels Ultra-Wide camera (Rear)
LocationAssisted GPS*
GLONASS*
Galileo*
QZSS*
iBeacon microlocation
Digital compass
Audio In5 – Microphones
Audio Out4 – Stereo Speakers
*Cellular version only

Media

Audio FormatsAAC‑LC
HE‑AAC
HE‑AAC v2
Protected AAC
MP3
Linear PCM
Apple Lossless
FLAC
Dolby Digital (AC‑3)
Dolby Digital Plus (E‑AC‑3)
Dolby Atmos
Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)
Video FormatsH.264 video up to 4K, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC‑LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel audio, in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG‑4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC‑LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel audio, in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M‑JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format
Video Recording Formats4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps (Wide), 60 fps (Ultra-Wide)
1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
720p HD video recording at 30 fps
Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps (Wide); 240 fps (Ultra-Wide)

Software

Original OSiPadOS 14
Maximum OSLatest release of iPadOS
Intelligent AssistantSiri
AirDropSupported
HandoffSupported
System RequirementsmacOS 10.15 Catalina or later using the Finder
OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan through macOS 10.14.6 Mojave using iTunes 12.8 or later
Windows 7 or later using iTunes 12.10 or later

Power

Battery40.88 W Rechargeable Lithium-Polymer
Battery CapacityPending
Battery LifeUp to 10 hours
Power AdapterApple 20 W USB-C Power Adapter

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